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SPORT & LEISURE - HORSE RACING

Sahabba wins Zayed Cup race in Belgium

Posted on 19/08/2015

It was a great race meeting at the Wellington race track in Ostend, Belgium, on Monday as Sahabba was spot on with a win in the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Group 3) while Briton Page Fuller clinched a berth in the Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship. Sahabba under Jean-Baptiste Hamel finished ahead of Labwah while Athlete Del Sol ran into third place in the 1600 metres turf contest which carried a purse of Euros 35,000. British lady jockey Page Fuller rode Victor ...  >>MORE

Sheikh Mansour festival to stage three races in Belgium on Monday

Posted on 17/08/2015

OSTEND, BELGIUM: The Wellington race track in Ostend, Belgium will come alive to the thundering hooves of Purebred Arabian horses as the H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival stages three races on Monday, August 17th. Eight horses start in the premier series of the Festival, the Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Group 3), which will be run over a distance of 1600 metres on grass with 35,000 Euros on offer. In addition, eight female jockeys will ...  >>MORE

President Khalifa's horse crowned champion at Qatar Goodwood Festival

Posted on 03/08/2015

LONDON: Sir Bani Yas, a horse owned by President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, was crowned champion at the Qatar International Stakes for Purebred Arabians at the Goodwood Festival, held in England. The stallion, ridden by jockey Jean-Bernard Eyquem, fought a hard 1,600 metre battle and snatched the title at the finish line to deny Dutch challenger Prada T and fellow French raider Mister Ginoux who came in third place. The competition concluded last night, bringing the ...  >>MORE

Hania DA wins Wathba Stud Farm Cup IV in Netherlands

Posted on 28/07/2015

DUINDIGT, NETHERLANDS: Promising three-year-old filly Hania DA won the H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival's Wathba Stud farm Cup IV held at the Draf-en Renbaan Duindigt on Sunday. Sunday's race was the fourth of the five Wathba Stud Farm Cup races scheduled to be held in The Netherlands. With Victor and Lightning Bolt being non-starters, eight horses including winner of the previous Wathba Stud Farm Cup III – Rodin- started and the field included ...  >>MORE

Dubai International Arabian race day returns to European schedule at Newbury

Posted on 22/07/2015

After a few years in the wilderness, Dubai International Arabian race day again has a date set in stone to act as the regular European showcase of the sport. Sunday's £158,000 (Dh903,000) card at Newbury Racecourse will be the first of three Dubai International Arabian race days to be staged at the track outside of London on the fourth Sunday in July. Over the past four years the eight-race Purebred Arabian card that is still the only event to feature three Purebred Arabian Group 1s and a ...  >>MORE

Top field for Sheikh Zayed Cup’s Euro Triple Crown race

Posted on 28/06/2015

The three races under the umbrella of the Sheikh Mansour Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival being run here at the Duindigt racecourse near The Hague in The Netherlands on Sunday assumes great importance. While the Group 3 Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup is also the second leg of the European Triple Crown, the lady jockeys intensify their chase for a berth in the Sheikha Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship finale in Abu Dhabi on November 8, 2015. The ...  >>MORE

Princess Haya honoured at 2015 Longines Ladies Awards ceremony

Posted on 19/06/2015

LONDON: HRH Princess Haya bint Al Hussein, the wife of Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, has recently been awarded the prestigious Longines Ladies Award in a ceremony attended by the leaders of the global equine sports industry. Former Olympic showjumper, two-term President of the International Equestrian Federation (FEI), FEI Honorary President and Classic-winning racehorse owner, HRH Princess Haya received the honour in ...  >>MORE

Mohammed bin Rashid has winner on day one of Royal Ascot

Posted on 18/06/2015

LONDON: UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, celebrated a victory at yesterday's opening day of Royal Ascot when Buratino gave the new-look Godolphin a ringing endorsement becoming Mark Johnston's first winner in the royal blue colours in the Coventry Stakes in front of Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid. Royal Ascot is Britain's most valuable race meeting, attracting many of the world's finest racehorses to compete for more than ...  >>MORE

H.H. Sheikh Mansoor Festival races to spice up Swedish celebrations

Posted on 06/06/2015

STOCKHOLM: For the third successive year since Sweden revived a long-standing tradition to stage races at Gardet on their National Day, the two Purebred Arabian races of the H.H. Sheikh Mansoor Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival will once again take centre stage. Sweden marks its National Day on Saturday, June 6 and around 50,000 are expected to throng the Gardat in Stockholm to soak in the festivities. The Festival's two races are part of the National Day Racing ...  >>MORE

Khalifa issues law to combat use of banned substances in horse racing and equestrian sports

Posted on 02/06/2015

His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, has issued Federal Law No. 7 of 2015 to combat the trade or use of banned substances in horse racing and equestrian sports events in the UAE. The Cabinet has also issued the Implementing Regulations of the new law. The law aims to protect legitimate competition in the sport and eliminate fraud while promoting the principle of sportsmanship. It will also encourage research on combatting banned materials in horse racing and ...  >>MORE

Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed approves UAE 2015-16 race fixtures

Posted on 02/06/2015

The dates for the 2015-16 UAE racing season have been approved by H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, and Chairman of Emirates Racing Authority, ERA. The ERA season will offer 62 race dates, and starts at Jebel Ali Racecourse on Friday October 30th. Meydan will begin its racing season the following week on Thursday, November 5th, followed by Sharjah Racecourse on Saturday, November 7th and Abu Dhabi on Sunday November 8th. Al Ain ...  >>MORE

6th WAHRC ends on a positive note in Warsaw

Posted on 01/06/2015

The H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival's 6th World Arabian Horse Conference, WAHRC, in Warsaw came to a close on Saturday with a lively workshop during which a series of announcements were made. The workshop, conducted by Ms. Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of the H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, Chairman of the International Federation of Horse Racing Academies (IFHRA), Chairman of Ladies and ...  >>MORE

Kentucky Horse Park hosts Fatima bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship tomorrow

Posted on 17/05/2015

KENTUCKY: The Kentucky Horse Park, Lexington, will host the US$ 25,000 HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship (IFAHR) tomorrow. The first leg of the Mother of the Nation Mundial is being staged as part of the seventh edition of the Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival. Ten male and female riders from across the world will compete in the race. The Festival is organised under the directives of HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, ...  >>MORE

Dubai International Arabian Race Day to launch Sunday in Rome

Posted on 10/05/2015

ROME: The 11 edition of Dubai International Arabian Race Day is set to start tomorrow, Sunday, at the Capannelle Racecourse in the Italian capital of Rome under the directives and patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance. In a press conference at the racecourse on Saturday, Merza Al Sayegh, chairman of the organising committee, said that the day features a mixed card of Thoroughbred and Arabian Racing with a feature race of the ...  >>MORE

Mohammed bin Rashid attends the 1000 Guineas race

Posted on 04/05/2015

LONDON: Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum attended yesterday the 1,000 Guineas Classic at Newmarket racecourse. His Highness Sheikh Mohammed was accompanied by Crown Prince of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, and Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum. Godolphin's Lucida, ridden by Kevin Manning, came second in the Qipco 1,000 ...  >>MORE

Mohammed bin Rashid attends 2000 English Guineas Classic at Newmarket racecourse

Posted on 03/05/2015

Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, attended yesterday the 2000 English Guineas Classic at Newmarket racecourse. He was accompanied by H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance. The Godolphin team was crowned champion of the sixth round of the English Guineas race of one and quarter miles distance. ...  >>MORE

Three 2014 Zayed Cup winners in the fray as Toulouse kick-starts HH Mansoor Festival’s European Triple Crown

Posted on 17/04/2015

TOULOUSE, France: Three winners from the 2014 Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup race series are part of the strong line-up for Friday's H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival's Sheikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup (Prix De Carthage – Hannibal) Group 2 race at the Toulouse Hippodrome. Last year's winner, Sir Bani Yas, Djet Taouy the winner of the Newbury Sheikh Zayed Cup and Valentin, the winner of the Sheikh Zayed Cup in Berlin last year, are ...  >>MORE

Stage set for H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Darley Awards in Hollywood

Posted on 03/04/2015

The H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Darley Awards, and the 28th annual Darley USA Awards, sponsored by the H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival, is set to be staged at the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood, California, for the second straight year as the winners will be named during the celebrations ceremony tomorrow, Friday. The Awards ceremony will be attended by Abdulla Al Subosi, General Consulate of the UAE Embassy in Los Angele, Arif Al Awani, ...  >>MORE

Dubai Crown Prince's horse wins Dubai World Cup 2015

Posted on 29/03/2015

Prince Bishop of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, made a historic landslide victory this evening when it won the US$10 million Dubai World Cup at Meydan dirt racecourse. The horse won the gold cup and a cash prize of US$ 6 million. Congratulations poured on Sheikh Mohammed and Sheikh Hamdan on the historic, equestrian achievement. – Emirates News Agency, WAM – >>MORE

Vice President attends pre-Dubai World Cup dinner

Posted on 28/03/2015

Vice President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum and Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai, attended a dinner banquet on Friday evening hosted by Falcon at Armani Hotel in Burj Khalifa, along with the owners, trainers and guests attending the 20th Dubai World Cup horse race, taking place on Saturday at Nad Al Sheba Racecourse. Sheikh Mohammed, Sheikh Hamdan and Princess Haya Bint Al Hussain, wife of Sheikh ...  >>MORE

9 of the world's best to chase US$10m in Dubai

Posted on 21/03/2015

A quality international cast of nine horses will contest next Saturday's landmark 20th running of the US$10 million Dubai World Cup (G1), including American Horse of the Year California Chrome and defending champion African Story. The prospective field also features Lea, who is trained by inaugural Dubai World Cup-winning handler Bill Mott, and the Japan-bred, Japan-trained and Japan-based Epiphaneia, winner of the 2014 Japan Cup (G1). British-trained Side Glance, who recorded placed efforts ...  >>MORE

Hamdan bin Rashid unveils UAE inventor's "smart saddle"

Posted on 20/03/2015

H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance, on Thursday unveiled the "smart saddle", a new invention by Emirati inventor Ahmed Majan. The new saddle comes complete with solar-powered electronic devices that measure the horse's heart rate, the weight of the rider, a compass, a location tracker, a cooler to bring down the body temperature of the horse in hot weather or during movement, as well as a hidden camera to keep track of its movement and a ...  >>MORE

Full field to turn out for President Cup at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club

Posted on 16/02/2015

With purse of Dh3 million, it is no surprise that today's HH The President Cup at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club has a full field of 16 with Al Asayl trainer Salem Al Ketbi responsible for four of them. Al Ketbi saddled Abu Alabyad who won the trial two weeks ago, making all the running under Adrie De Vries and beating stable companion Skoop. De Vries retains the mount on Abu Alabyad and Skoop is again in opposition. "It was a good performance winning the trial,” said De Vries ahead of the ...  >>MORE

IPIC Empowers first of two Dubai World Cup Carnival meetings

Posted on 06/02/2015

The International Petroleum Investment Company, IPIC, a Meydan Pillar Partner, pays the first of two Dubai World Cup Carnival visits to the Meydan racecourse tonight. The action packed evening will include the middle rounds of the three-race Al Maktoum Challenge series, the traditional prep route to the Dubai World Cup. Also featured will be the Listed UAE 1000 Guineas. In the prep race, the UAE 1000 Guineas Trial, Godolphin's Local Time narrowly beat the H.H. Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al ...  >>MORE

Wathba Stallions set up as H.H. Sheikh Mansoor’s breeding arm

Posted on 06/01/2015

The H..H Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival on Sunday announced the setup of a new venture - Wathba Stallions - which will now be the breeding arm of the HH Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan, UAE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, and take care of his Purebred Arabian stallions in the UAE and France. As the first step in this direction Ms Lara Sawaya has been appointed the Manager of the new firm. Addressing newsmen at the ...  >>MORE

Wathba Stud Farm Cup race in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 06/01/2015

Nizam Al Gharbia, under leading jockey Silvestre De Sousa, did well to stave off a strong challenge from Masharef under Adrie De Vries and prevailed by a neck on the line in the seventh round of the H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival's Wathba Stud Farm Cup race at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club yesterday. Early leader Safina Ghantoot dropped back to finish more than nine lengths behind in third place in the first meeting of 2015 at the Abu Dhabi ...  >>MORE

Abu Dhabi headquarters of Intl Federation of Horse Racing Academies

Posted on 03/01/2015

The stage is set for the declaration of the newly formed equine body, the International Federation of Horse Racing Academies (IFHRA) with its headquarters in Abu Dhabi, it was announced here on Friday. "The second of January is a memorable day in the history of horse racing. All arrangements have been completed to register the federation with the authorities pursuant to the decree issued under law No. 7 of 1980,” said Lara Sawaya, elected president of the IFHRA. "The federation has been ...  >>MORE

Al Falah Stables’ handler wins second Mansour bin Zayed Festival Wathba Stud Farm Cup

Posted on 16/12/2014

Brazilian jockey Silvestre De Sousa continued his winning partnership with Al Falah Stables' handler Saifaldin Deeb on Sunday during the H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Festival's Wathba Stud Farm Cup race series in Abu Dhabi. The jockey-trainer pair were at it for the second successive race in the series and this time it was Al Waqqaad that won the fifth race of the H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Festival's Wathba Stud Farm Cup For Private Owners ...  >>MORE

MH Kanaz wins Mansour bin Zayed Festival Wathba Stud Farm Cup second round

Posted on 18/11/2014

MH Kanaz, a purebred Arabian stallion, on Sunday won the second round of the H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Festival's Wathba Stud Farm Cup For Private Owners Only, a Purebred Arabians' Maiden contested over seven furlongs at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club. The winning jockey, Jose Santiago, expressed his delight at the win in which he covered the distance in 1.36.49 seconds to lead by a nose at the finish. The stallion was trained by Elise Jeanne on behalf of its ...  >>MORE

Molahen El Alhan wins H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak race

Posted on 11/11/2014

Jockey Jadey Pietrasiewicz from The Netherlands, who has been a consistent performer in the Festival's races in Europe, won the H.H. Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival's H.H Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies' (IFAHR) World Championship on Molahen El Alhan at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club yesterday. It was an almost start-to-finish affair on the Ernst Oertel-trained Molahen El Alhan for the Dutch jockey's triumph with Korean, Belgium, Moroccan and ...  >>MORE

Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival to be held over 20-day period from 20 November

Posted on 09/11/2014

As the Purebred Arabian Horse Racing fraternity, assembled Friday in Abu Dhabi for the finals of the H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival events, were updated on the Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival, which will now be held over a 20-day period starting from 20 November, 2014. Along with this announcement of the much-awaited Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival, Ms Lara Sawaya, Executive Director of the H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian ...  >>MORE

All eyes on U.A.E.’s Al Mazrouei

Posted on 20/10/2014

DUINDIGT: After the superb win by U.A.E. Apprentice jockey Ahmed Al Subose in Tarbes, France last week, all eyes will be on another U.A.E. Apprentice Saeed Al Mazrouei in Sunday's penultimate race of the HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival's HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship (IFAHR) to be held at the Duindigt racecourse in The Netherlands. In his fourth season as an apprentice, Al Mazrouei has 22 wins under his belt and ...  >>MORE

U.A.E.’s Al Subose wins Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship

Posted on 14/10/2014

It was worth the effort for U.A.E. Apprentice jockey, Ahmed Al Subose, who finished third in a race in York on Saturday and then travelled to the south of France for the H.H. Sheikh Mansoor bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival's H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship, IFAHR, race at the Tarbes course on Sunday. The 24-year-old scored a fantastic win in this third leg of IFAHR series on the Jean-Francois Bernard-trained AJS Rudainah. Al Subose ...  >>MORE

French leg of HH Sheikha Fatima Apprentice World Championship on Sunday

Posted on 12/10/2014

TARBES, FRANCE: Eleven young apprentice jockeys line-up for the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship (IFAHR) race to be run at the Tarbes race course in the south of France on Sunday, October 12. The race is part of HH Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival. Noora Al Suwaidi, Director General, U.A.E. General Women's Union, Chairman of the U.A.E.'s Women's Sports Committee, said, "Thanks to the vision of HH Sheikha Fatima bint ...  >>MORE

FEI World Endurance Championships for Young Horses 2014 got off to a rousing start

Posted on 28/09/2014

SAMORIN, SLOVAKIA: The FEI World Endurance Championships for Young Horses 2014 got off yesterday to a rousing start as riders from 15 countries came together in pursuit of glory at Samorin, Slovakia. An array of riders from the United Arab Emirates, Argentina, France, Estonia, Russia, Spain, Portugal, Hungary, Poland and the Czech Republic will compete in the challenging 120km CEI 4 event for seven-year-old horses. The event opened to the rapturous sound of drumming by a band wearing the ...  >>MORE

Emirati riders to take part in 2014 Asian Games in South Korea

Posted on 19/09/2014

Emirati riders will be taking part in the 17th session of the 2014 Asian Games, which launched yesterday in Incheon, Korea, with participants flocking from 45 countries competing for 36 sport titles. The U.A.E. team is led for the third consecutive time by Olympian Sheikha Latifa bint Mohammed Al Maktoum, for the jumping Masters. Other riders include Abdullah Al Marri, Mohammed Al Owais, and Muftah Al Dhaheri. Sheikha Latifa currently holds the silver medal title for both the individual and ...  >>MORE

Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club to celebrate racing achievements

Posted on 14/09/2014

With 220 amateur and professional lady jockeys from 56 countries around the globe and 800 guests from the international Arabian racing industry coming to Abu Dhabi, the H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival celebrates its sixth anniversary at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club on 9 November 2014 under the slogan of ‘One World, 5 Continents'. "The grand finale of the world's richest ladies Arabian horse race, the H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies ...  >>MORE

Sheikh Mansour racing festival introduces big bonus for the American Triple Jewel

Posted on 12/09/2014

The Arabian horse racing worldwide has received a big boost from the H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival with the introduction of a big bonus for the American Triple Jewel and the upgrade of the prize money of the European Triple Crown during the 2015 season, it was revealed on Thursday. "Under the directives of H.H. Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs, the festival opens a new chapter in ...  >>MORE

Runners line up for Zayed Cup and Fatima Championship at Belgium's racecourse

Posted on 18/08/2014

OSTEND, BELGIUM: A quality field of eight runners makes the line-up for the 10th round of the Shaikh Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan Cup, while eleven horses have been declared to battle it to the wire in the 12th round of the HH Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak ladies World Championship (IFAHR) at the Hippodrome Wellington racecourse, Ostend, Belgium on Monday. Both events are held under the umbrella of the Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Flat Arabian Horse Race Festival. The HH Sheikha ...  >>MORE

Riders chosen for Mansour bin Zayed Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival

Posted on 16/08/2014

BRUSSELS: Eleven female riders chosen by drawing lots will jockey 11 horses in the forthcoming races of this year's edition of the Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival and the Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Ladies World Championship (IFAHR). Ambassador of U.A.E. to Belgium, Luxembourg and European Union, Sulaiman Al Mazrouie, has drawn the lots for the said races which will begin on 18 August at Ostend racecourse, Belgium. The event is supported by H.H. ...  >>MORE

U.A.E. aiming to promote Arabian racing globally

Posted on 12/08/2014

According to Mirza Al Sayegh, director of the office of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and U.A.E. Minister of Finance, there's nothing that will sway their determination to keep the flag of their young nation flying while developing Purebred Arabian racing around the globe. "We have started promoting Purebred Arabian racing in England and Europe 33 years ago at Kempton Park Racecourse and have enjoyed quite a lot of success,” he said. "But our sight is set on more ...  >>MORE

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Sahabba wins Zayed Cup race in Belgium


Sheikh Mansour festival to stage three races in Belgium on Monday


President Khalifa's horse crowned champion at Qatar Goodwood Festival


Hania DA wins Wathba Stud Farm Cup IV in Netherlands


Dubai International Arabian race day returns to European schedule at Newbury


Top field for Sheikh Zayed Cup’s Euro Triple Crown race


Princess Haya honoured at 2015 Longines Ladies Awards ceremony


Mohammed bin Rashid has winner on day one of Royal Ascot


H.H. Sheikh Mansoor Festival races to spice up Swedish celebrations


Khalifa issues law to combat use of banned substances in horse racing and equestrian sports


Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed approves UAE 2015-16 race fixtures


6th WAHRC ends on a positive note in Warsaw


Kentucky Horse Park hosts Fatima bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship tomorrow


Dubai International Arabian Race Day to launch Sunday in Rome


Mohammed bin Rashid attends the 1000 Guineas race


Mohammed bin Rashid attends 2000 English Guineas Classic at Newmarket racecourse


Three 2014 Zayed Cup winners in the fray as Toulouse kick-starts HH Mansoor Festival’s European Triple Crown


Stage set for H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Darley Awards in Hollywood


Dubai Crown Prince's horse wins Dubai World Cup 2015


Vice President attends pre-Dubai World Cup dinner


9 of the world's best to chase US$10m in Dubai


Hamdan bin Rashid unveils UAE inventor's "smart saddle"


Full field to turn out for President Cup at Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club


IPIC Empowers first of two Dubai World Cup Carnival meetings


Wathba Stallions set up as H.H. Sheikh Mansoor’s breeding arm


Wathba Stud Farm Cup race in Abu Dhabi


Abu Dhabi headquarters of Intl Federation of Horse Racing Academies


Al Falah Stables’ handler wins second Mansour bin Zayed Festival Wathba Stud Farm Cup


MH Kanaz wins Mansour bin Zayed Festival Wathba Stud Farm Cup second round


Molahen El Alhan wins H.H. Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak race


Sheikh Zayed Heritage Festival to be held over 20-day period from 20 November


All eyes on U.A.E.’s Al Mazrouei


U.A.E.’s Al Subose wins Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak Apprentice World Championship


French leg of HH Sheikha Fatima Apprentice World Championship on Sunday


FEI World Endurance Championships for Young Horses 2014 got off to a rousing start


Emirati riders to take part in 2014 Asian Games in South Korea


Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club to celebrate racing achievements


Sheikh Mansour racing festival introduces big bonus for the American Triple Jewel


Runners line up for Zayed Cup and Fatima Championship at Belgium's racecourse


Riders chosen for Mansour bin Zayed Global Arabian Horse Flat Racing Festival


U.A.E. aiming to promote Arabian racing globally